September is National Recovery Month in King County

Each September, we recognize and celebrate National Recovery Month. This year, the theme is “Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community.” Now in its 32nd year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery and spreads a message of hope to individuals, families, and communities. It is also a moment to thank the peers and behavioral health workers who make recovery possible for so many.  

Join us: KCVP virtual career fair

Join us on Wednesday, October 13 for a virtual career fair for veterans, servicemembers and their families! The King County Veterans Program is hosting a virtual Reboot/Recruit Veteran Career Fair. The fair, which is open to veterans, servicemembers and their families, will be held from 9:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. How does…

Training, technical assistance and hands-on trouble-shooters moving applications and payments forward

King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) is building momentum as new training and capacity building staff joined the EPRAP team last week and over the weekend, working one-on-one with tenants and landlords to move applications to payment. In the blog this week: New Action Teams on the jobSimplified enrollment process in placeUpdated…

Keep your home safe to prevent falls

National Falls Prevention Awareness Week occurs every year the third week of September, which takes place from September 20-24 in 2021. The purpose of Falls Prevention Awareness Week is to raise awareness about the impact of falls among older adults, promote the message that most falls are preventable and offer practical solutions to prevent falls. This…

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Celebrating our first year of PSTAA implementation

This month, the Puget Sound Taxpay Accountability Account (PSTAA) celebrates its first year of implementation. The PSTAA team is thrilled to share about some recent milestones as well as some upcoming opportunities!

Rental assistance program expands again to assist tenants and landlords

King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) continues to identify and implement ways to accelerate payments and to streamline and shorten the process for approving applications for rent assistance for tenants throughout the region who have fallen behind due to COVID-related economic hardships, such as illness or unemployment. This blog describes King County’s…